Post Tagged with: "camcording"

U.S. Senators Pressure Prime Minister on Movie Camcording

The dispute over movie camcording in Canada has escalated further with the intervention late last week of two prominent U.S. Senators.  Senators Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn have written to Prime Minister Stephen Harper to urge Canada to enact new anti-camcording legislation.  The letter pulls out all the usual suspects […]

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March 5, 2007 30 comments News

Justice Minister Rejects Call for Camcording Law

The National Post reports that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson has no plans to prioritize a new camcording law, despite the intense lobbying of recent weeks.  Nicholson noted "that there is already a stiff copyright law in Canada to catch people who sneak camcorders into movie theatres for the purposes of […]

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February 13, 2007 14 comments News

Yet Another Camcorder Claim

The Globe and Mail runs an interview with Ellis Jacob, the CEO of Cineplex Entertainment.  He discusses camcording and in the process changes the claim yet again – after the industry claimed that 50 and 40 percent of camcorded films can be traced to Canada (while telling the U.S. government […]

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February 12, 2007 7 comments Must Reads

More on Camcording

The Globe and Mail runs a story on the continuing demands for Criminal Code reform to address camcording, while CBC's As It Happens featured an interview [Real – last seven minutes] with me on Tuesday night explaining why that may not be necessary

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February 8, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads